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  • Last Updated : 08 Mar, 2021
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The jQuery UI consists of GUI widgets, visual effects, and themes implemented using jQuery, CSS, and HTML. jQuery UI is great for building UI interfaces for the webpages. The jQuery UI Draggable delay option is used to set the delay time to dragging the element.

Syntax:

$( ".selector" ).draggable({
    delay: time
});

CDN Link: First, add jQuery UI scripts needed for your project.

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”//code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css”>
<script src=”//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.js”></script>
<script src=”//code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/jquery-ui.js”></script>

Example:

HTML




<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
  
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href=
"//code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css">
    <script src=
"//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.js">
    </script>
    <script src=
"//code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/jquery-ui.js">
    </script>
  
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
  
        #div_element {
            width: 150px;
            height: 150px;
            background: green;
            display: flex;
            justify-content: center;
            align-items: center;
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
  
    <h3>jQuery UI Draggable delay Option</h3>
  
    <div id="div_element">Div content</div>
  
    <script>
        $(function () {
            $("#div_element").draggable({
                delay: 500
            });
        });
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:

Draggable delay option


Reference:https://api.jqueryui.com/draggable/#option-delay


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